The event was also graced by the Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi and the Speaker of parliament, Rebecca Kadaga. The two national leaders promised to lobby government support for the facelift of Bishop Hannington site into a religious tourism centre.
He set off from his office in Kyebando with over five cars led by a truck, snaking through the areas of Kisaasi to Ntinda. However, security intercepted the motorcade, about 50 meters towards the Electoral Commission offices. Only five of his supporters were allowed through the roadblock, to the nomination centre.
FDC’s Kampala Woman MP candidate Dr Stella Nyanzi arrived with five supporters who shouted on top of their voices, while NUP spokesperson Joel Ssenyonyi, arrived with his newlywed wife in accompany of musician Nubian Li, attracting attention across the board.
The road was recently worked on by UNRA. However, Instead of marram, the contractor's poured tonnes of muddy soil, which made the road slippery. One driver of a truck broke his arm after his vehicle veered off the muddy road.
Sebaggala died on Saturday morning at International Hospital Kampala, according to family sources. He was 72 years old.
At IHK he was diagnosed with intussusception; a condition in which one segment of intestine inverts within another, causing an intestinal obstruction.
URN was at the vigil and brings you the pictures.
There was a heated contest between the incumbent, John Katura Musana and his sole rival Tom Maate Wa’bukombi. The election was characterised by heavy security deployment in the town council because of the high tension between supporters of the rival camp.
Declaration of results was further delayed when a candidate Juliet Mugisha protested some results and she and her opponent were asked to bring declaration forms to compare notes. Mugisha who was leading still emerged victoriously.
According to the poll results declared the winner by the Rubanda District NRM Party Registrar, Monday AggreyMusasizi garnered 23,330 votes to defeat his rival and incumbent Rubanda District Chairperson, Kenneth Jogo Biryabarema who polled 22,412 votes.
Police said Mayanja had disregarded all guidelines put in place by the Ministry of Health, to control the spread of coronavirus disease-COVID-19. Police used teargas to control the supporters who had become rowdy.
The structure, whose construction started two years ago, was facilitated by the government of Uganda with funding from the African Development Bank (ADB) under the Markets and Agricultural Improvement Project (MATIP).